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High street barriers removed in Lavenham one day after being installed as social distancing measure

High street barriers removed in Lavenham one day after being installed as social distancing measure

High street barriers removed in Lavenham one day after being installed as social distancing measure

18 June 2020

Suffolk Highways put the waist-high fences alongside High Street on Tuesday, to stop cars parking on the path.


Bid submitted to improve town's bus services and junctions as county council says bypass will not be pursued further

Bid submitted to improve town's bus services and junctions as county council says bypass will not be pursued further

Bid submitted to improve town's bus services and junctions as county council says bypass will not be pursued further

01 May 2020

Suffolk County Council says it will not pursue a relief road further – but Babergh District Council says they have not dropped interest in the scheme.


Sudbury and Halstead councils lobby for changes to strategic lorry route to ease burden on towns

Sudbury and Halstead councils lobby for changes to strategic lorry route to ease burden on towns

Sudbury and Halstead councils lobby for changes to strategic lorry route to ease burden on towns

13 February 2020

Sudbury councillor Jack Owen said alternative measures are needed to alleviate the burden, after the push for a Sudbury bypass fell by the wayside.


Councillor frustrated by response to safety concerns at busy Long Melford junction

Councillor frustrated by response to safety concerns at busy Long Melford junction

Councillor frustrated by response to safety concerns at busy Long Melford junction

16 December 2019

A Long Melford councillor criticised the financial obstacles preventing improvements at the junction of Westgate Street, The Green and Church Walk.


Feasibility study to investigate busy junction in Long Melford following safety concerns

Feasibility study to investigate busy junction in Long Melford following safety concerns

Feasibility study to investigate busy junction in Long Melford following safety concerns

26 November 2019

Pleas to address safety fears at a five-way junction have intensified – more than seven months after a formal request for improvements was submitted.


Road closures scheduled over five weeks in Sudbury to install puffin crossings

Road closures scheduled over five weeks in Sudbury to install puffin crossings

Road closures scheduled over five weeks in Sudbury to install puffin crossings

08 August 2019

Five weeks of traffic disruption are anticipated in Sudbury, as phased works take place to install a pair of new puffin crossings.


FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple ready for 3,500-mile trek across India in three-wheel car

FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple ready for 3,500-mile trek across India in three-wheel car

FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple ready for 3,500-mile trek across India in three-wheel car

01 July 2019

This is the car in which Alan and Pat Braithwaite, both aged 73 and about to celebrate their golden wedding, plan to drive 3,500 miles across India.


MP sceptical after Sudbury Town Council proposes scheme aimed at reducing congestion

MP sceptical after Sudbury Town Council proposes scheme aimed at reducing congestion

MP sceptical after Sudbury Town Council proposes scheme aimed at reducing congestion

27 June 2019

The MP for South Suffolk has expressed scepticism over a proposed scheme to reduce congestion in Sudbury.


Bus operator issues apology after disruption to services in Sudbury

Bus operator issues apology after disruption to services in Sudbury

Bus operator issues apology after disruption to services in Sudbury

24 May 2019

A town councillor has sought assurances over the performance of a bus operator, following severe disruptions with services in Sudbury.


Motorists criticise state of two roads near Sudbury after resurfacing works

Motorists criticise state of two roads near Sudbury after resurfacing works

Motorists criticise state of two roads near Sudbury after resurfacing works

09 May 2019

Motorists have hit out at resurfacing work on two main roads from Sudbury, while one of the town’s main thoroughfares has been closed.


Woman suffers head injuries after being struck by car in Sudbury

Woman suffers head injuries after being struck by car in Sudbury

Woman suffers head injuries after being struck by car in Sudbury

07 May 2019

A collision between a car and a pedestrian in Sudbury at the weekend has resulted in a woman being hospitalised due to her injuries.


Residents question necessity of planned roadworks in Hadleigh

Residents question necessity of planned roadworks in Hadleigh

Residents question necessity of planned roadworks in Hadleigh

02 May 2019

Planned roadworks in Hadleigh – set to begin next week – have drawn the ire of residents, who have questioned their timing and necessity.


Serious collision prompts demands for new safety measures at busy Long Melford junction

Serious collision prompts demands for new safety measures at busy Long Melford junction

Serious collision prompts demands for new safety measures at busy Long Melford junction

14 April 2019

Calls for safety improvements at a busy junction in Long Melfordhave intensified, after a pedestrian was hospitalised following a serious collision.


Road in Sudbury to experience phased closures for overnight repairs

Road in Sudbury to experience phased closures for overnight repairs

Road in Sudbury to experience phased closures for overnight repairs

11 April 2019

A main road in and out of Sudbury will be closed overnight for five days next week, to allow for phased repairs.


Better liaison between highways departments in Suffolk, say roads chiefs

Better liaison between highways departments in Suffolk, say roads chiefs

Better liaison between highways departments in Suffolk, say roads chiefs

06 April 2019

Co-ordination between highways organisations in Suffolk has dramatically improved since December, according to roads bosses.


New survey gives damning verdict on road safety at narrow Hadleigh street

New survey gives damning verdict on road safety at narrow Hadleigh street

New survey gives damning verdict on road safety at narrow Hadleigh street

25 March 2019

A road safety survey in Hadleigh has led to increased calls for Suffolk Highways to take action, before a serious accident occurs.


Suffolk Labour describes pothole blight as 'poor advert for county' as repairs budget revealed

Suffolk Labour describes pothole blight as 'poor advert for county' as repairs budget revealed

Suffolk Labour describes pothole blight as 'poor advert for county' as repairs budget revealed

24 March 2019

Suffolk’s pothole blight was described as a “poor advert for our county” as figures show the county spends the least on pothole fixes in East Anglia.


Man injured after collision between car and pedestrian in Long Melford

Man injured after collision between car and pedestrian in Long Melford

Man injured after collision between car and pedestrian in Long Melford

21 March 2019

A man has been hospitalised after a road traffic collision in Long Melford today, which has led to the road through the village being closed.


Councillor calls for feasibility study into idea of multi-storey car park in Sudbury

Councillor calls for feasibility study into idea of multi-storey car park in Sudbury

Councillor calls for feasibility study into idea of multi-storey car park in Sudbury

15 February 2019

A motion calling for a study into a possible multi-storey car park for Sudbury argues it could help address parking and congestion issues in the town.


Porch Project charity hosts interactive event to raise road safety awareness in Hadleigh

Porch Project charity hosts interactive event to raise road safety awareness in Hadleigh

Porch Project charity hosts interactive event to raise road safety awareness in Hadleigh

10 February 2019

A youth charity is seeking to instil the importance of road safety during the dark winter months, after the success of its recent awareness evening.


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